Two Positions Filled at Door County UW-Extension

Two positions within the Door County UW/Extension office in Sturgeon Bay have been filled after being vacant for several months. The county agriculture and extension education committee selected Tenley Hitz as Family Living Educator, beginning on September 1st. She replaces Pam Peterson who left in December. Hitz has a masters degree in health and human sciences from Northern Illinois University and a bachelors of science degree in human development from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Her teaching experience ranges from adult graduate level degree programs to pre-schoolers and teenagers. Hitz has served as a counselor, mentor, teacher and coach. Door County’s new extension Agriculture Agent is Annie Duetsch. She has experience in teaching and research as an entomologist research specialist and college biology instructor. As a researcher, she collaborated with top researchers, crop consultants and farmers to ensure that research results could be applied and fit the needs of producers. Annie Duetsch has a master of science degree in entomology and a bachelor of science degree in molecular biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her first day on the job will be October 1st. The position of Door County Extension Ag Agent has been open since February when Dean Volenburg left to take a job in the private sector.

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